Shirley’s Optifast Recipes

Try Shirley’s Optifast Recipes to add some pizzazz to your OPTIFAST shakes.

 

OPTIFAST 900® is a nutritionally complete meal replacement used in the medically supported OPTIFAST® weight management program. It is also used for patients undergoing certain surgeries to help them achieve a safe preoperative weight. The OPTIFAST 900® powder comes in vanilla and chocolate flavours. Use the tips below to add variety and delicious flavours to your meals!

Shirley’s Optifast Recipes:

Recipe #1: Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake

a. 1 product packet, chocolate flavor

b. 2 tbsp powdered peanut butter

c. 6-10oz cold water

Instructions: Shake or blend at low-speed until dissolved

Recipe #2: Mint Chocolate Ice

a. 1 product packet, chocolate flavor

b. 1 drop mint flavouring extract

c. 6-10 oz cold water

Instructions:Freeze 1.5-2 hours until semi-solid & blend until slush consistency

Recipe # 3: Maple-Walnut Ice-cream Shake

a. 1 product packet, vanilla flavor

b. 1 tbsp sugar-free maple syrup*

c. 2 drops walnut extract

d. 6-10 oz cold water

Instructions: Shake or blend on low-speed until dissolved

Recipe #4: Sparking Vanilla Root Beer

a. 1 product packet, vanilla flavor

b. 12oz Diet Root Beer

c. 1/8 tsp root beer extract

Instructions: Blend on low-speed until dissolved

Recipe #5: Caramel Rum Shake

a. 1 product packet, vanilla flavor

b. 1 tbsp sugar-free caramel syrup*

c. 1/8 tsp rum extract

d. 6-10 oz cold water

Instructions: Shake or blend on low-speed until dissolved

*Try sugar-free syrups from Torani – popular flavours include Irish cream, hazelnut, raspberry, caramel, almond and orange

Enjoy a creamier texture by mixing product with 4oz cold water (instead of 6-10oz water) and refrigerate 2-3 hours. Some patients find that a pudding consistency is more satisfying.

For more recipes and tips, visit Nestle Heathcare Nutrition:

https://www.optifast.com/Pages/weight-loss-and-you/resources/recipes/beverages.aspx

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